Posts tagged "religion and medicine"
The Patient Body: The Great Organ Shortage

The Patient Body: The Great Organ Shortage

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
The Patient Body: Old Philosophical Certainties

The Patient Body: Old Philosophical Certainties

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
The Patient Body: Reading HuffPo’s “Hospice, Inc.”

The Patient Body: Reading HuffPo’s “Hospice, Inc.”

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
The Patient Body: Wakeful Unawareness

The Patient Body: Wakeful Unawareness

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
Farewell, Little Piece of Me

Farewell, Little Piece of Me

An excerpt from Cancer Doesn't Give a Shit About Your Stupid Attitude: Reflections on Cancer and Catholicism by Mary Valle.
The Patient Body: A Special Sustaining Power

The Patient Body: A Special Sustaining Power

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
The Patient Body: Hospitals and the Pretense of Charity

The Patient Body: Hospitals and the Pretense of Charity

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
The Patient Body: A Closely-Held Business

The Patient Body: A Closely-Held Business

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
Death Porn Body Nonsense

Death Porn Body Nonsense

The ostensible purpose of some images is to teach us something about life and death, but, Mary Valle asks, what else is going on when we seek out images of sick women's bodies.
The Patient Body: What’s a Kidney Worth?

The Patient Body: What’s a Kidney Worth?

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
The Patient Body: An Irresistible Force

The Patient Body: An Irresistible Force

By Ann Neumann The first of an ongoing monthly column, The Patient Body, about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine

No Country, No Medicine, No Chance

No Country, No Medicine, No Chance 19 November 2004 Hannah Tinti writes: “I just found out that Edwidge Danticat’s uncle, who raised her while her parents were in the US, died last week while in the custody of Homeland Security. He was 81 years old, he had a valid visa to the US, he was...